India 1959 Reel 10 of 31
|Film Description||Reel 10 of 31
ShotlistReel 10 of 31
Cat. Reel 159 1959: Reel 10: India. Southern India. (Possibly Tamil Nadu)
Fortress. Wall (ws).
Women in red, prostrate to Pattini, a goddess who assists with smallpox prevention.
Drums being played. A baby.
Stone at shrine.
Offerings to Pattini.
Monkeys or lemurs on road (ws).
Weaving on wooden loom.
Hand woven Quran scripture.
Weaving using metal thread;"Chanderi".(cu of weaver's hands, underex.)
Weaving: automatic machine, (underexposed).
Weaver: 70 years old. (cu).
Cutting tobacco leaves for cigarettes (Bikri?)
Small bird on wicker basket.
Man smoking cigarette (cu).
Men in conversation in street.
Bathing in canal near temple.
Huts in country village: note construction (cu). Village scenes.
Men on elephants.
Merchant's stall: bronze vessels.
A fair: Ferris wheel, merry-go-round, candy on a stick
|Film Creator||Watson Kintner|
|Topics||Ferris wheel, Hindu temples, Sari weaving, Loom weaving, Weaving|
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